Denise Allyson Russell

February 13, 1951 - May 29, 2021

Denise Allyson Russell, 70, a resident of N. Ft. Myers for the past 6 years, formerly of Stoneham, MA, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021 in Cape Coral.  She was born February 13, 1951 in Cambridge, MA to Robert and Dorothy Russell, now deceased. 

Denise was of the Catholic faith.  She was an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.  When she retired she moved to The Heritage in Fort Myers Florida where she enjoyed working in her garden as well as socializing with her many friends at The Heritage where she will be sorely missed.

Denise was very active in her Communtie’s Follies.  She was so very proud of her performance as a Munchkin in the Wizard of Oz. She will always be remembered as a sweet lady who would help anyone.  She was small but mighty!

She is survived by her loving daughter, Jennifer S. Howe-Errkila (Matthew) of Revere, MA; one sister, Gay Koty of Sommerville, MA; several nieces and nephews; as well as Devin the dog. 

Denise was preceded in death by three siblings, Robert Russell, Dorothy L. Burrosol and Joan Schillaci. 

Memorial Services will be held in Massachusetts at a later date to be announced.  No services will be held in Florida.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Denise Allyson Russell are suggested to The American Heart Association, 28441 Bonita Crossings Blvd., Bonita Springs, Florida 34135.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.


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